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Targeting Economic Growth of the Caribbean through Aid for Trade Interventions

01 Jul, 2014

Dr. Keith Nurse, Executive Director of the UWI Consulting, participated in ITC’s Friday Noon series at the Centre’s  headquarters on  February 14, 2014. As part of his presentation titled,  ‘Enhancing trade-related technical assistance to the Caribbean’,  he discussed priority sectors in the Caribbean that have strong export potential. Nurse questioned whether too much of AfT funding went  to training activities and new processes, rather than to investment and innovation. He argued that more funding is needed for enterprise development and specialized training.

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